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74th General Hospital Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0141
Abstract

This collection features 18 photographs and one postcard depicting various activities of the 74th General Hospital during World War II.

Dates: 1994, 1998, undated

A Short Guide to Great Britain

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0131
Abstract

This collection features a single copy of A Short Guide to Great Britain, a booklet printed for U.S. military personnel.

Dates: circa 1945

Arthur B. Cox Jr.’s “Escape through Enemy Territory”

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0236
Overview

This collection includes one photocopy of Arthur B. Cox Jr.’s autobiography, “Escape through Enemy Territory.” The story details Cox’s service with the U. S. Army Air Corps during World War II in the European Theater, including his experience of being shot down over France, spending time with a French family before escaping to Spain, and spending a month in a Spanish prison before being rescued.

Dates: 1988

Barwick O. Barfield Memoir

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0117
Abstract

This collection includes a copy of Days Not Forgotten, a memoir of Barwick O. Barfield's World War II experiences as a navigator with the Army Air Forces in the European theater and a prisoner of war.

Dates: 1993

Ben Franklin Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0165
Abstract

This collection includes publications kept by Ben Franklin about the Fifteenth Air Force (established in 1943 during WWII). The first publication documents the first 40 years of Fifteenth Air Force 1943-1983, the second and third publications are Fifteenth Air Force “Sorties” from 1989.

Dates: 1943-1989

Dwight L. McReynolds Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0174
Abstract

This collection includes photographs, maps, papers, newspapers, documents, booklets, and other publications kept by Brig. General Dwight L. McReynolds during his service in World War II (European Theater) and shortly after.

Dates: 1926-1969; Majority of material found within 1941-1945

Elmore Allen Green Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0126
Abstract

This collection features a copy of Elmore Allen Green's recollections of his time in the US Air Force serving in the European theater during World War II.

Dates: undated

Ernest Barlow Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0118
Abstract

This collection includes two daily records of events documenting Ernest Barlow's company's movements from March 1944 through July 1945. Barlow served during World War II with Company A of the 44th Engineer Battalion.

Dates: 1944-1945

George Remaley Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0209
Overview

Photographs and papers documenting George Remaley's service in the European Theatre with the 9th Infantry Division of the U.S. Army during World War II.

Dates: 1941-1947

Horace L. Simpson, Jr. Papers

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0030
Abstract This collection includes records from Simpson's service in the US Army and memorabilia from his time in Europe. Records include a promotion and his separation qualification record. Other documents of interest include newsletters from the Finance Replacement Training Center and the USS Gustavus, a substantial training guide from Fort Benjamin Harrison, and paperwork for his leave to Switzerland. Memorabilia includes helpful information for soldiers visiting Europe as well as general travel...
Dates: 1942 June 1-1945 December 23, undated

James "J. D." Blankenship Jr. Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0058
Abstract

This collection contains documents, correspondence, and photographs belonging to James David "J. D." Blankenship Jr., a private in the U.S. Army during World War II.

Dates: ca. 1940s

John B. Phelps Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0178
Abstract

The transcript of an oral history interview with World War II veteran John B. Phelps along with a copy of Pictorial History of the 65th Infantry Division and several newspaper clippings.

Dates: 1944-1984

John Crowe Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0179
Abstract

This collection features John Crowe's personal narrative, "Days in the Wild Blue Yonder," written about his service in the European Theater during World War II.

Dates: 1943-1988

M. E. Springer Oral History

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1992
Abstract

In this collection, M. E. Springer discusses his life as a non-combat soldier in World War II and his postwar work conducting soil surveys in Japan.

Dates: 2001 April 3

Photographs of Tyntesfield

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0135
Abstract

This collection includes 11 photographs from the ground of Tyntesfield, England during the 1940s and the 1990s.

Dates: 1943-1945, 1993, undated

Roy Gordon Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0169
Abstract

Roy Gordon's book titled Battleground (1978), an anecdotal account of the black platoon in the 47th Infantry Regiment of which Roy Gordon was a member during World War II. The collection also contains four handwritten, loose-leaf diary pages with six entries from Europe written between 1944-1945.

Dates: 1944-1945, 1978

William D. Hall Collection

 Collection
Identifier: CSWS-0176
Abstract

This collection includes photographs largely from the European Theater of Operations Headquarters during World War II.

Dates: 1945